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"HBweCU" is taking audiences on a journey into Black America’s most precious institutions: our Historically Black Colleges and Universities. From the culture of HBCU Homecomings to the students, faculty and alumni of the 107 schools to the various topics that affect them, we’re committed to shining a light on these educational institutions. New content including articles, videos and photo galleries will display the best in Black Excellence and will feature the faces and voices of the very people who make HBCUs so memorable and special.
Why ‘Coming To America’ Has A Different Meaning For International HBCU Students
While a combination of a global pandemic, changes in immigration policy and the end of a scholarship program has slowed the pace a little, Black colleges are still a destination for international students.
HBCU Students Find Ways To Make Their Side Hustles Ca-Ching
Bucking the stereotype of the “broke college student,” young Black entrepreneurs are finding ways to make their hobbies pad their paychecks.
Another Type Of Homecoming: What's Behind The Jump in HBCU Enrollment?
For reasons ranging from better financial aid to academic environments that comes with a safer space, young people are increasingly turning to HBCUs.
HBCU Party Anthems: Wipe Me Down
Why Boosie Badazz's 2006 Hit Still Packs College Parties
Glamour Magazine's 2022 HBCU College Women of the Year
Karyn Onyeneho Is a Maverick for Change in the Field of Human Genetics
Onyeneho, 39, recently earned her PhD from Howard University and is working full-time at the National Institutes of Health to focus on diversity and equity in the public health space.
Evolone Layne Is Taking Over STEM, One App at a Time
The Howard University junior intertwines her love for music with her passion for artificial intelligence, and she’s committed to using technology to help her community.
Kennedy Whisenant Is Working to Make Inclusive Fashion a Reality
Only the second African American woman to win Miss Collegiate America 2022, the Clark Atlanta student is taking support from her HBCU village and aiming high.
Maisie Brown, 21, Is Becoming the Face and Voice of the Jackson Water Crisis
The Jackson State University sophomore is leading the effort to deliver drinking water to residents who can’t make it to the city’s distribution centers.
Mallory Butts Is Putting Black Beauty First
She used to make her own beauty products as a kid. Now the 19-year-old Spelman College chemical engineering student is on her way to making it her job.
Winslyn Parrish Is on a Mission to Destigmatize Therapy for Black Women
After losing her mother a year ago, Parrish has doubled down on her commitment to embrace community, prioritize her mental health, and lean into the health justice space—all while maintaining a 4.0. How does she do it? A lot of therapy.
HBCU Party Anthems: 'Da Butt' by EU
Now regarded as a classic, the song introduced everyone to go-go music, something that had long been a mainstay of HBCUs near Washington D.C.
Black College Love: HBCUs Impact On Pop Culture Moments.
Did an HBCU romance have an impact on your love life? Here's how love at Black Colleges influence so much mainstream culture
The HBCU Runway: Looking Good at Homecoming and Feelin' It
If you want to look fierce during Homecoming season, check out these fashion influencers who know what style is and how to work it!
Could Florida’s College Anti-Diversity Bill Harm Black Sororities And Fraternities?
HBCU students and lawmakers are raising a red flag.
Study: Attending HBCUs Has Positive Mental Health Outcomes For Black Students
The researchers examined the impact of structural racism in education on mental health.
Chuck Schumer To Receive Highest Honor For HBCU Support
The majority leader accepted the prestigious Fredrick D. Patterson Award at the UNCF National Gala on March 2.
HBCU Applications Increase After George Floyd Protests
Black celebs have stepped in to spotlight the prestigious institutions.
Mississippi Valley State Cheerleader Ejected From Game After Confronting Alabama A&M Player On Basketball Court
The incident between the cheerleader and team member has gone viral.
Latina Student Becomes Miss Coppin State, But Faces Backlash From Critics
Keylin Perez ran unchallenged for the title at the HBCU.
HBCU Apologizes For Recruiting White Football Player Who Used The N-Word
Marcus Stokes was originally dropped from the University of Florida and received an offer from Albany State University.
U.S. Air Force Partners With Howard University For Science Research Project
It’s the first HBCU to be selected for the partnership.
Bethune-Cookman Students Call For Ed Reed Negotiations To Restart
Students were also demanding the resignation of the board of trustees.
Ed Reed Leaves Bethune-Cookman Coaching Job After 25 Days
He previously had voiced gripes about campus conditions.